Monday, October 02, 2006

Namesake vindicated

Sound analysis indicates that Neil Armstrong really did say "One small step for a man..."

I received my middle name, Neil, in honor of Armstrong, having been named after the first man on the Earth and the first man on the Moon.

Update: Hey look, I'm famous! This post got linked to on Slate (scroll down to the bottom).


At Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 9:36:00 AM PDT, Anonymous cinecon said...

I know I've bugged you about this before, but ...

So why aren't either of your sisters named Eve Valentina.

At Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 10:49:00 AM PDT, Blogger Adam Villani said...

Different naming schemes. My older sister was named after family friends, and my younger sister was named after relatives; sometimes she feels like she's about 50 years younger than any other Dorothys out there.

At Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 5:32:00 PM PDT, Anonymous doafy said...

Quite true. Everyone says, "oh, I have a Great-Aunt Dorothy!"

At Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 9:34:00 PM PDT, Anonymous Joshua said...

I think someone in the past made the joke that one of your sisters should have been named "Eve Buzz" instead.


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